NEW CUMBERLAND - Gene and Janet Porter celebrated their 50th anniversary with 100 family and friends at a party given by their sons.
The couple were married on Jan. 28, 1961, in New Cumberland.
Gene is the son of the late Lawrence and Stella Porter. He retired from Weirton Steel Corp.
Janet is the daughter of the late Clifford Jacobs and Evelyn Backus.
She retired from Hancock County Schools.
They have four sons: Gene Jr. of Morehead, Ky.; Mitch of Chester; David of Erie, Pa.; and Jason of Columbus.
There are 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
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